„In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.“

—  Spiro Agnew, Speech in San Diego (11 September 1970). Agnew's signature quip against everything perceived to be liberal, particularly the media at that time.
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„In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.“

—  William Safire American journalist 1929 - 2009
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„We now in the United States have more security guards for the rich than we have police services for the poor districts.“

—  John Kenneth Galbraith American economist and diplomat 1908 - 2006
Context: We now in the United States have more security guards for the rich than we have police services for the poor districts. If you're looking for personal security, far better to move to the suburbs than to pay taxes in New York. The Guardian [UK] (23 May 1992)

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„... if you increase living standards you make labor more productive. This is why Asia today is becoming more productive than the United States.“

—  Michael Hudson (economist) American economist 1939
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„Today, the United States of America is changing its relationship with the people of Cuba.
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—  Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961
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„Brazil is in a solid position. In the past, if the United States sneezed, we caught pneumonia. Today, if the United States sneezes, we sneeze too.“

—  Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Brazilian politician, 35th president of Brazil 1945
" Interview transcript: Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/6d42ae3a-110b-11db-9a72-0000779e2340.html in: Financial Times, July 7, 2006

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„If we lose our wilderness, we have nothing left, in my opinion, worth fighting for; or to be more exact, a completely industrialized United States is of no consequence to me.“

—  Aldo Leopold American writer and scientist 1887 - 1948
letter http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/AldoLeopold/AldoLeopold-idx?type=turn&id=AldoLeopold.ALCorresAK&entity=AldoLeopold.ALCorresAK.p0597&isize=XL to Wallace Grange, 3 January 1948.

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„We have never seen more threats against our nation and its citizens than we do today.“

—  Lindsey Graham United States Senator from South Carolina 1955
As quoted in "America's Next Top Fearmonger: The presidential candidates compete to scare the daylights out of the U.S. public." http://nationalinterest.org/feature/america%E2%80%99s-next-top-fearmonger-12954 (22 May 2015), by Robert Golan-Vilella, National Interest

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„More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations.“

—  Kofi Annan 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations 1938
Message for the new millennium (31 December 1999) http://www.4english.cn/speeches/Annan.htm

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